After three years, North and South Carolina have reached an agreement regarding the use of water in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. The Bi-State Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission, enacted after South Carolina became worried about water supply and sued North ...Read More »
Joseph-Beth Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after announcing last week it is closing a Charlotte bookstore. The company, based in Cincinnati, is also closing stores in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Nashville, Tenn. The company blames its struggles on the economy ...Read More »
On Thursday, a walk-in clinic opened at Carolinas HealthCare System uptown practice, Mecklenburg Medical Group. The new clinic, Uptown Express Care, is on the fifth floor of the BB&T building at 200 S. College St. The clinic’s physicians treat colds as well as ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Polymer Group said it had net income of $21.64 million in the third quarter, or $1.02 per share, up from $12.55 million, or 62 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. The company produces materials for hygiene ...Read More »
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said it will shift traffic on N.C. 16 (Providence Road) between Interstate 485 and the Mecklenburg County line Friday afternoon. The traffic shift is part of the widening of N.C. 16 between I-485 and Rea ...Read More »
Two lanes of East Woodlawn Road over Interstate 77 in Charlotte will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation said. The lane closures are necessary for crews to do rehabilitation work on ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. said energy from a new Duke solar farm in Taylorsville, N.C., has begun powering homes and businesses of EnergyUnited customers. EnergyUnited, which serves Alexander County and 19 other North Carolina counties, plans to buy all of the energy ...
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Charlotte City Councilman Andy Dulin, a Republican representing District 6, said he is upset over the location of projects financed by the bonds package approved by voters Nov. 2, saying none are in south Charlotte. Responding to a map presented ...Read More »
Sales of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses in the Charlotte region fell 23.3 percent in October compared with October 2009, Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported today. There were 1,695 closings in October, down from the 2,210 in October 2009 but ...
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Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate was 57.7 percent in September, up from 51.2 percent in September 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. September marked the ninth consecutive month in which the rate rose. Year-to-date occupancy is 58.2 percent, up ...Read More »